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Site is not working

Posted: 24/09/2013 at 17:32

The forum has not worked since around 6pm last night, is someone fixing it?

MORNING FORKERS

Posted: 23/09/2013 at 17:14

Panda, have a look at this. Also, Google "Adblock Plus for iPad", you will find lots more information.

http://www.virtualfirefox.com/Adblock-plus-on-ipad

 

Poorly Dwarf Cherry

Posted: 23/09/2013 at 17:08

Hi Tina, I think this will explain your problem. Click on the link.

http://apps.rhs.org.uk/advicesearch/profile.aspx?PID=86

 

Advice on planting out please!

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 17:41

I have kept pots of chives on the kitchen windowsill over winter, always had some fresh for cooking. I fed them about once a fortnight with liquid fertilizer for indoor pot plants.

Greenhouse gas for heating

Posted: 22/09/2013 at 17:32

Butane will freeze, whereas Propane freezing point is  -42°C.

Harvesting Parsnips

Posted: 21/09/2013 at 15:58

OK, will do, thanks Dove! Just hope they are not all foliage and no roots!

Harvesting Parsnips

Posted: 21/09/2013 at 14:56

Hi everyone, I need some advice. I have a row of parsnips in my raised bed which have grown really well, almost too well, I think. The foliage is at least 50cm high and as it was beginning to topple over, I chopped off a third. What I don't know is, when do I start harvesting them, do I wait until the foliage dies down first?

Thanks for your help.

Sunset Squash?

Posted: 20/09/2013 at 19:28

Could it be these ones, Dove?

http://www.crowders.co.uk/buy/seeds-and-bulbs/marrows-and-squashes/squash-winter-sunshine-f1

As they are a winter squash, they should keep OK.

Celeriac

Posted: 19/09/2013 at 12:58

Hi, re celeriac. They need lots of water and potash based fertilizer. It is not advisable to grow them near carrots, fennel, parsnips or parsley. Do not harvest before end October.When the tuber has reached the size of a walnut, remove so much earth around the tuber so as to expose the upper roots. The development of the tubers is stimulated by the drying up of the upper roots.

Can't help you with the beetroot I'm afraid. I grew them once and they were all bitter, so never tried again!

butterflies-everywhere

Posted: 18/09/2013 at 21:00

You are a lucky lot. Saw one swallow tail in early spring and one admiral, apart from that only lots of cabbage whites. Even the buddleias didn't attract anything much this year, not many bees either, despite the hot summer.

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